Oliver Mitchell author profile
About Oliver Oliver Mitchell is a seasoned entrepreneur and business executive with more than 20 years of marketing/operating experience. Previously, he was the Chairman & Chief Creative Officer of RobotGalaxy, a retail entertainment brand that he founded in 2006. Oliver is also the publisher of the well-known robotics blog Robot Rabbi and is in the midst of writing a book entitled, “An Innovator’s Field Guide: Taking Ideas From Zero to Hero.”
All posts by Oliver2018 Will be an Emotional Year for Robots
December 19, 2017 · The key to the mass adoption of autonomous vehicles and robots is reducing the friction between humans and machines. Emotional AI is the first step of many that will be heralded in 2018.What Humanoid Backflips Mean for Robot Agility
November 29, 2017 · In just 24 months, machine agility has gone from the Keystone Kops to Aly Raisman. The speed of new technologies and processing power is in itself an Olympic feat, the dawn of autonomous bipedal humanoids is quickly approaching after 500 years of stagnation.Inside the Autonomous Super Highway Race
November 14, 2017 · As autonomous vehicles are speeding ahead toward adoption, one challenge that Cruise, Waymo and others may encounter within the busy canyons of urban centers is the loss of Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite data. Robots require a complex suite of coordinating data systems that bounce between orbiting satellites to provide positioning and communication links to accurately navigate our world.Will Robots Take Over for Human Surgeons?
October 30, 2017 · The Internet hummed last week with reports that "humans still make better surgeons than robots." Oliver Mitchell takes a closer look.What’s Cooking in Robotics?
October 5, 2017 · The automated kitchen might be coming sooner than anyone expects; then again it could be a rotten egg. Oliver Mitchell takes a look at robots breaking into the food industry.Robots and the Fight Against Cancer
March 18, 2017 · The latest weapon in the fight against cancer could be a swarm of microrobots that could invasively attack cancer cells.Taxing Robots: Will it Help or Hurt Jobs?
February 26, 2017 · There's a real lack of solutions to preventing the seismic shift robots will have on the economy. We examine two potential options: Universal Basic Income and a tax on robots.How Will President Trump Affect Robotics Industry?
November 11, 2016 · As tempers settle, we all are hoping to find out what "Make America Great Again" really means from President-elect Donald Trump. Hopefully it has something to do with robotics.Intel Euclid Makes Robots Smarter Than Sideshow Gimmick
August 22, 2016 · Intel's Euclid is more than just a fancy camera. It's the evolution of decades of development around the most critical piece of the robotic equation: the software.Drone Delivery Takes Off in China
JD.com for the first time used its self-developed drones to deliver online purchases made by villagers in Suqian city of East China's Jiangsu province.NASA Valkyrie Robots Prepare for Life on Mars
June 17, 2016 · NASA originally designed Valkyrie to compete in DARPA’s Disaster-Relief Robotics Contest in 2015, but after losing the competition, NASA pivoted to craft their robots into a new kind of space mechanic.$15 Minimum Wage Will Accelerate Robot Takeover
May 27, 2016 · It appears the first global test is underway to replace human workers with robots. But maybe its time for all of us, politicians included, to listen to industry experts and save human jobs.